2017

Event Description

D.Ruff

D.Ruff

D.Ruff is a spoken word poet and co-host of the “if you can Feel It, you can Speak It” Open Mic movement, held every 2nd Thursday of the month at the Bella Luna/Milky Way in Jamaica Plain. He has been writing and performing for over 10 years. Over the past decade, he has featured/hosted at venues such as The Middle East, Slades Bar & Grille, The Haley House, Darryl’s Corner, The Strand Theater, Paramount Theater and The Apollo Theater. Additionally he has performed at Bay State College, BU, BC, Providence College, Emerson College and Wheelock College as well as high schools and middle schools within the city of Boston. Author of, “Staying on 94: Tales from a Misguided Soul”, a collection of his performance and written poetry he has been on radio stations, such as Boston’s WRBB 104.9 and Big City 101.3 as well as performed alongside rising star, Austin Brown. Most of his poems stem from personal experiences and observations, and therefore range in topics from love and heartbreak to inequality and culture. D.Ruff performs with inspiring passion in hopes to build bridges between communities, empower people of color and find bravery to collectively speak about rooted issues and start to pursue real change for future generations

1667 Mass Ave
Cambridge, MA 02476
United States